The result is a graceful investigation into the cathartic possibilities of writing itself.
The show offers no cathartic “gotcha” moments, no easy answers, and no rapid-fire dialogue.
There are no cathartic ‘gotcha’ moments, no easy answers, and no rapid-fire dialogue.
In that way that was cathartic too, to sort of stitch up all those pieces and see how that is.
In putting a light-hearted spotlight on inter-ethnic prejudice, videos like these can serve a cathartic function in society.
Hooper's Female Pills had been from the beginning a cathartic and emmenagogue.
Dispensatory: Described as a cathartic with roots tonic and aperient.
Give a cathartic, such as castor oil, as soon as cold appears.
From fifteen to twenty grains are an ordinary dose for a cathartic.
If needed as a cathartic, they are better given as such on an empty stomach; then the system quickly gets rid of them.
1610s, of medicines, from Latin catharticus, from Greek kathartikos "fit for cleansing, purgative," from katharsis "purging, cleansing" (see catharsis). General sense is from 1670s. Related: Cathartical.
cathartic ca·thar·tic (kə-thär'tĭk)
Inducing catharsis; purgative. n.
An agent for purging the bowels, especially a laxative.